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Iglesias, Alberto

Overview
Works: 296 works in 1,166 publications in 7 languages and 26,029 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Historical films  Spy films  Bible films  Epic films  Action and adventure films  Religious films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician, Actor, Performer, Conductor, Creator, Contributor, Director, Other, Cinematographer , Compiler
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alberto Iglesias
The kite runner by Marc Forster( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after twenty years of living in America, Amir returns to a perilous Afghanistan under the Taliban's iron-fisted rule to face the secrets that still haunt him and take one last daring chance to set things right
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the height of the Cold War, a precarious operation goes deadly wrong, and the head of British Intelligence wonders if a double agent is leaking vital secrets. Brought out of retirement to expose the potential mole, master spy George Smiley is the only one who can be trusted to expose one of their own. Or can he? As the emotional and physical tolls mount on the high-ranking suspects, Smiley will be forced into the ultimate international spy game where everyone's motives are in question
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Madrid et les quartiers effervescents de la classe ouvrière, où les immigrés des différentes provinces espagnoles partagent leurs rêves, leur vie et leur fortune avec une multitude d'ethnies étrangères. Au sein de cette trame sociale, trois générations de femmes survivent au vent, au feu, et même à la mort, grâce à leur bonté, à leur audace et à une vitalité sans limites
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

40 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumors of his late wife's infidelities, Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that will take him across three continents. Using his privileged access to diplomatic secrets, Justin risks his own life and will stop at nothing to expose the truth - a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than Quayle could ever have imagined
Todo sobre mi madre by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

73 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuela is the perfect mother. A hard-working nurse, she's built a comfortable life for herself and her teenage son, until her son is killed in a car accident
Hable con ella = Talk to her by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

36 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benigno, un jeune infirmier, et Marco, un écrivain d'une quarantaine d'années se rencontrent à la clinique El Bosque, où travaille Benigno. Lydia, la petite amie de Marco, torero professionnel, est plongée dans un profond coma à la suite d'un accident survenu lors d'une corrida. Bénigno, quant à lui, est au chevet d'Alicia, une jeune danseuse également dans le coma. Lorsque Marco passe à côté de la chambre d'Alicia, Benigno, sans hésiter, s'approche de lui. C'est le début d'une grande amitié quelque peu mouvementée
Exodus : gods and kings( Visual )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this biblically based epic film, the defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues
Los abrazos rotos = Broken embraces by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro Almódovar's acclaimed tale of sex, secrets and cinema. When her father becomes gravely ill, beautiful Lena consents to a relationship with her boss Ernesto Martel. An extremely wealthy and much-older man, he pays for her father's hospitalisation and provides her a lavish lifestyle. Lena's dream, however, is to act and she soon falls for the director of her first film - a project bankrolled by her jealous husband to keep her near. Upon his discovery of the affair, Ernesto stops at nothing to ruin Lena's happiness
The skin I live in = La piel que habito by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

40 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has wanted to create a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he cultivates a skin that is a real shield against every assault. Now, besides the years of study and experimentation, the unscrupulous doctor needs to find an associate and a human guinea pig. Marrilia, the woman who looked after him from birth, is his best and most faithful accomplice. But where will they find the human pig?
También la lluvia by Icíar Bollain( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Spanish and German and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year of our Lord 2000, Spanish director Sebastián and his executive producer Costa are shooting a motion picture about Christopher Columbus, his first explorations, and the way the Spaniards treated the Indians. To get film made within the limitations of their modest budget, Costa has chosen the Cochabamba area of Bolivia, the cheapest and most Indian of Latin American countries as the location. They hire many supernumeraries, local actors, and extras, and things go more or less smoothly until a conflict erupts over the privatization of the water supply, sold to a multinational. Sebastian cares only for the film, Costa that it is made on time and within budget. The trouble is that one of the local actors is a leading activist in the protest movement. 500 years after Columbus, a David vs. Goliath conflict erupts into the infamous Bolivian Water War, catching the filmmakers firmly in the middle
The two faces of January by Hossein Amini( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1962. Un couple de touristes américains très élégants, le charismatique Chester MacFarland et sa jeune épouse Colette, arrive à Athènes. À l'Acropole, ils rencontrent Rydal, jeune guide américain parlant grec, arnaqueur de touristes à l'occasion. Séduit par la beauté de Colette et impressionné par la fortune de Chester, Rydal accepte sans hésiter leur invitation à dîner. Les McFarland se révèlent moins lisses qu'il n'y paraît : le luxe et leur raffinement cachent bien mal leur part d'ombre. (jaquette)
The constant gardener( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumors of his late wife's infidelities, Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that will take him across three continents. Using his privileged access to diplomatic secrets, Justin risks his own life and will stop at nothing to expose the truth - a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than Quayle could ever have imagined
Che by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

9 editions published in 2009 in 4 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1. On November 26, 1956, Fidel Castro sails to Cuba with eighty rebels. One of those rebels is Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, an Argentine doctor who shares a common goal with Fidel Castro - to overthrow the corrupt dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. Part 2. After the Cuban Revolution, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara is at the height of his fame and power. Then he disappears, re-emerging incognito in Bolivia, where he organizes a small group of Cuban comrades and Bolivian recruits to start the great Latin American Revolution. The story of the Bolivian campaign is a tale of tenacity, sacrifice, idealism, and guerrilla warfare that ultimately fails, bringing Che to his death
La flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secret by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

37 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo writes romance novels - but with a loveless marriage, she finds herself fresh out of inspiration. Angel is a tough and gruff journalist with an iron will and a heart of gold. When their paths cross, they discover something neither had expected - a real-life love affair
La mala educación = Bad education by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

45 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lifelong friends revisit some painful memories from their Catholic school days, with unexpected consequences
Carne trémula by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The lives of five people are intertwined by romance, friendship and rivalry. Victor has fallen for a woman, Elena. Elena wants nothing to do with Victor and she calls the cops when he shows up at her apartment. The two cops that show up are David and Sancho. Sancho is a chronic, abusive drunk and believes his wife, Clara may be having an affair with his partner, David."
The dancer upstairs by John Malkovich( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and French and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a Latin American nation nears collapse, idealistic policeman Agustin Rejas faces his greatest challenge: to catch the mysterious terrorist leader Ezequiel. Mass panic sets in as the terrorist attacks become more ferocious, and Rejas finds himself drawn to Yolanda, his daughter's beautiful ballet teacher. As the search for Ezequil comes nearer, he and Yolanda must choose between love, country or self
Te doy mis ojos by Icíar Bollain( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrified Pilar hastily flees from her husband Antonio's rage in the middle of the night with her young son as if her life depends on it. Reaching her sister Ana's house, Pilar breaks down in turmoil. Banging on Ana's front door is Pilar's husband, Antonio, who in a fit of rage screams for Pilar to return home. With Ana's support, Pilar is determined to save herself from Antonio's rage. Yet the very passionate Antonio is far from a one-dimensional brute, and the bond between Pilar and Antonio is deep
Los amantes del Círculo Polar by Julio Medem( Visual )

27 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Spanish and German and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a chance meeting as eight-year-olds, Ana and Otto come to live under the same roof when Ana's mother and Otto's father marry. As the two grow older, they begin to discover an attraction for each other, delving deeper and deeper into a forbidden love. Destiny tears the family apart, but years later they are given one last chance to be reunited
 
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Alternative Names
ALBERTO IGLESIAS

Alberto Iglesias compositeur de musique de film et chef d'orchestre

Alberto Iglesias compositore spagnolo

Alberto Iglesias Spaans componist

Alberto Iglesias spanischer Filmmusik-Komponist

Alberto Iglesias Spanish composer

Alberto Iglesias spansk komponist

Alberto Iglesias spansk kompositör

Berridi, Alberto Iglesias Fernández-.

Fernández-Berridi, Alberto Iglesias.

Fernández-Berridi, Alberto Iglesias 1955-

Iglesias, Alberto

Iglesias, Alberto 1952-

Iglesias Fernández-Berridi, Alberto.

Iglesias Fernández-Berridi, Alberto 1955-

Иглесиас, Альберто

Ալբերտո Իգլեսիաս

אלברטו איגלסיאס

البرتو اجلسيوس فرننديز

آلبرتو ایگلسیاس آهنگساز اسپانیایی

ალბერტო იგლესიასი

알베르토 이글레시아스

アルベルト・イグレシアス

艾拔圖·拉格思

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The constant gardenerTodo sobre mi madreHable con ella = Talk to herLos abrazos rotos = Broken embracesCheLa flor de mi secreto = The flower of my secretLa mala educación = Bad educationCarne trémula